# Could 7 billion souls fit in a Bowl?

Could someone here, an expert, please tell me if you had a single copy of 7billion peoples dna, and put them into a teaspoon would they fit or would you need a table spoon. Considering their size in their packed form, if they were out of the cell on their own, could you fit the DNA of every single human being in a table spoon.
If that is possible. Could God fit a DNA code of your soul/personality/memories, into a thimble. could then all 7 billion of those souls fit in a bowl.

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Not an expert, but Google helps and I can do the math.

One dalton is 1.67 x 10-24grams, so the human genome weighs 3.59 x 10-12 grams (10-12 grams is also known as a picogram). The human genome is 3.3 x 109 bp in length. If all the DNA in a single human cell was placed end to end it would be six feet long.

So the DNA from 1 cell from each of 7 billion people would weigh roughly 1/40th of a gram, and would easily fit in a teaspoon. Donâ€™t sneeze.

Counting DNA from all cells in the body would by at least 10 trillion times that, ~250,000 metric tons. Thatâ€™s roughly 70% the weight of the Empire State Building.

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I moved this to a new public thread, since it doesnâ€™t relate to souls.

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This might interest you:

Otherwise, Iâ€™m not aware of any attempts to measure the soul. I think if there were any successful attempts we would have heard about it.

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This is standard practice at this forum, when people wander off on side topics like â€śhow much DNA weighsâ€ť, we try to move it to itâ€™s own space so it doesnâ€™t distract from the original question (here The Conflict Hypothesis). Also, itâ€™s considered polite to keep a discussion to the original topic, and not steal it away from the person who start the discussion.

Are you being picked on? Maybe a little, but no more than anyone else here doing the same thing.

As for this Yellow Star crap, stop your panties-in-a-twist whining, this isnâ€™t harming you in the least.

See? Iâ€™m not acting as a moderator here, can you tell the difference?

I would edit my last comment to add this:
A butterfly. Does it have a soul? how can a worm know to make a cocoon, where did that Idea come from? and then after it is juiced in that cocoon, how does it know to return to a tree on the other side of the world ? is that soul? is that a type of Muscle memory programed in the DNA or in a type of â€śSoulâ€ť. Its nature and nurture. Maybe there is less nurture than we realize. It may be a type of predestination, Soul memory. Maybe people think they remember past lives because they remember parts of their parents or grandparents lives attached to their DNA. Now there is some deep stuff.

Could someone here, an expert, please tell me if you had a single copy of 7billion peoples dna, and put them into a teaspoon would they fit or would you need a table spoon. Considering their size in their packed form, if they were out of the cell on their own, could you fit the DNA of every single human being in a table spoon.
If that is possible. Could God fit a DNA code of your soul/personality/memories, into a thimble. could then all 7 billion of those souls fit in a bowl.

Very deep, and I canâ€™t begin to answer it.

Hi
EH (Evolution is a Hoax)

I believe there is an immortal soul mostly due to the credibility of the Bible and Jesus. I have known Dan for several years now and he trying to integrate as many new ideas as possible in the forum. I, like you, have felt misunderstood here but that has improved since I have used private conversations to work through issues. You bring some interesting and new thoughts to the forum and I would like to see you as part of the group.

Best Bill

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Iâ€™m not sure I understand. Give me a minute and I will change the title. There was no intent to slur you.

OK, this one is my fault. I got â€śScottâ€ť from your profile, when I edited it. What would you like to be called? (Real names appreciated, and â€śgringoâ€ť really isnâ€™t appropriate.)

That 3.59 picograms is for a haploid genome, so you need to double it for a full human genome. So thatâ€™s 1/20 of an ounce.

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I kind of like the bit that goes â€¦

(Daniel 1:17 NKJV) â€śAs for these four young men, God gave them knowledge and skill in all literature and wisdom; and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.â€ť

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A same similar thought about the distillation of information into a system. DNA is Gods Origami. Maybe there is Soul Origami. Maybe God saves them in a bottle/bowl.

Hi EH
Please feel free to send me a private message. If you want to share a private thought.
Best
Bill

Good catch! (but I corrected the units)

LoL. No. I donâ€™t like private stuff I am quirky. LoL. I donâ€™t lend money either unless I can actually give it awayâ€¦ If its 5 bucks or 5000. Sure it might be a loan but I remove any debt before I even give it. if it comes back because of their honesty great, if not I gave it. When it comes to trust, I donâ€™t Either I can share it or I cant. I donâ€™t deposit something with someone that I cant make public.
I will give one one of the most scientific verses in the bible. Exodus 24:10. And I already know its veiled to those who donâ€™t believe. That alone is a proof of spirit and souls and Gods effect on the world. And I am giddy and proud and loud about it. Smug even. Believing is like a sailâ€¦ Its hard not to feel grand when you know the author of the book that is a best seller. LoL.

Thank you for sharing this verse. I need to think about in the context of an immortal soul.

The immortal soul became a thing when the Witch of Endor was introduced into the story line. Then everyone got interested. The story may actually be a hoax done by the witch. Not to say Souls/spirits donâ€™t exist, but this may not be a real proof text for it.
1 Samuel 28:8-16
King James Version
8 And Saul disguised himself, and put on other raiment, and he went, and two men with him, and they came to the woman by night: and he said, I pray thee, divine unto me by the familiar spirit, and bring me him up, whom I shall name unto thee.

9 And the woman said unto him, Behold, thou knowest what Saul hath done, how he hath cut off those that have familiar spirits, and the wizards, out of the land: wherefore then layest thou a snare for my life, to cause me to die?

10 And Saul sware to her by the Lord, saying, As the Lord liveth, there shall no punishment happen to thee for this thing.

11 Then said the woman, Whom shall I bring up unto thee? And he said, Bring me up Samuel.
12 And when the woman saw Samuel, she cried with a loud voice: and the woman spake to Saul, saying, Why hast thou deceived me? for thou art Saul.
13 And the king said unto her, Be not afraid: for what sawest thou? And the woman said unto Saul, I saw gods ascending out of the earth.

14 And he said unto her, What form is he of? And she said, An old man cometh up; and he is covered with a mantle. And Saul perceived that it was Samuel, and he stooped with his face to the ground, and bowed himself.
15 And Samuel said to Saul, Why hast thou disquieted me, to bring me up? And Saul answered, I am sore distressed; for the Philistines make war against me, and God is departed from me, and answereth me no more, neither by prophets, nor by dreams: therefore I have called thee, that thou mayest make known unto me what I shall do.
16 Then said Samuel, Wherefore then dost thou ask of me, seeing the Lord is departed from thee, and is become thine enemy?

Wrong scripture.